Autor

Nicole Van Ness Sheppard

Trading Later Rewards for Current Pleasure: Pornography Consumption and Delay Discounting

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PUBLISHED

2015 in Journal of Sex Research, Vol. 53(6), pp. 689-700

KEY FINDINGS
  • Participants who abstained from pornography use demonstrated lower delay discounting than participants who abstained from their favorite food. The finding suggests that Internet pornography is a sexual reward that contributes to delay discounting differently than other natural rewards.
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